Karthigai Deepam Festival 2017 – Sandikeswarar ursavam

Sandikeswarar ursavam took place at the Arulmigu Om Arunachaleswarar Temple in Tiruvannamalai. Below are some of the pictures showcasing the event.

Karthigai Deepam Festival 2017 – Theppal & Girivalam events

Theppal & girivalam events took place at the Arulmigu Om Arunachaleswarar Temple in Tiruvannamalai. Below are some of the pictures showcasing the event.

Karthigai Deepam Festival 2017 – Parasakthi Amman theppal

Parasakthi Amman Theppal festival was celebrated at the Arulmigu Om Arunachaleswarar Temple in Tiruvannamalai. Below are some of the pictures showcasing the event.

Karthigai Deepam Festival 2017 – 10th day events

On the 10th and the final day of the grand Deepam festival at Thiruvannamalai, special theerthavari was performed on the deities of Panchmurthys, A special Kalasam (divine vessel) was brought from the Yaka Salai (The place where sacred penance/pooja are conducted) was brought to the Sanctum Sanctorum of the main deity Lord Arununachaleswarar and a […]

Karthigai Deepam Festival 2017 – Day 10 Night

On account of Karthigai Deepam festival, Panchamoorthikal in Thanga meru vaganam on 10th night events took place at the Arulmigu Om Arunachaleswarar Temple in Tiruvannamalai. Below are some of the pictures showcasing the event.

Tiruvannamalai Maha Deepam 2017: Maha Deepam was lit in Om Arunachaleswarar Temple

Maha Deepam was lit in Om Arunachaleswarar Temple The Thiruvannamalai temple holds immense popularity for the Karthigai Deepam festival that began in the early hours today. The barani deepam was lighted inside the temple premises. Nearly 20 lakh devotees are awaited at the Thiruvannamalai to find the Maha Deepam that is lit on top of […]

Bharani Deepam was lit in Om Arunachaleswarar Temple

Owing to the auspicious day of Karthigai Deepam festival, Thiruvannamalai Arunachaleswarar temple was opened this morning and special Abishegam and Dheeparathanai were done. At 3.20am, the Bharani deepam was lit inside the shrine of lord. A yagam was grown at the Artha Mandapam from where twenty Bharani Deepam were lit by Sivasariyargal. The Bharani Deepam […]

Karthigai Deepam Festival 2017 – 9th day events

Owing to Karthigai Deepam festival, 9th day events & deepa kopparai took place at the Arulmigu Om Arunachaleswarar Temple in Tiruvannamalai. Below are some of the pictures showcasing the event.

Karthigai Deepam Festival 2017 – Day 8 Night

On the 8th day of the grand Thirukkarthigai Deepam festival at the Thiruvannamalai Temple, the deities of Lord Somasundar, Goddess Parasakthi Amman, and Lord Chandikeswarar were taken with the carriage of the horse. At 3.00 AM, The Mahadeepam copra was kept near the Chinna Nandhi and the lit copra is being taken atop the mountain […]

Karthigai Deepam Festival 2017 – Day 8

8th day Kuthirai vaganam event took place at the Arulmigu Om Arunachaleswarar Temple in Tiruvannamalai. Below are some of the pictures showcasing the  event.  

Karthigai Deepam Festival 2017 – Ambal and Sandikeswarar Ratham

On occasion of the Karthigai Deepam, Ambal and Sandikeswarar Ratham​​​​​​ celebrations was held at the Thiruvannamalai temple. Here are photographs of the event.

Karthigai Deepam Festival 2017 – Day 7 – Maharatham​​​​​​

The seventh consecutive day of the Karthigai Deepam, Maharatham​​​​​​ celebrations was held at the Thiruvannamalai temple. Here are photographs of the event.

Karthigai Deepam Festival 2017 – Day 5 Night

On the 5th night of the Grand Thiru karthigai Deepam festival being celebrated in the Thiruvannamalai temple, the deity of the Panchamurthys were taken on a procession and – Lord Vinayaka on the carriage of silver mooshika (mouse), Lord Subramanya along with His Cosorts Valli and Deivanai on the carriage of silver peacock, Lord Periyanayaka […]

Karthigai Deepam Festival 2017 – Day 5

Grand Karthigai Deepam Festival in Thruvannamalai – 5th day Deepam festival – Noon session – the deities of Lord Vinayaka and Lord Chandrashkharar ointhe carriage of Silver Rishabha and the event of Kalsam Etrtuthal for the Panchmurthys.

Night procession of the deities of the Panchamurthys

The 4th Day of the Deepam festival – The night procession of the deities of the Panchamurthys – Lord Periynayakar on the carriage of Silver Karpaga Viruksham (divine tree), Goddess Parasakthi on the carriage of silver kamdhenu (Holy Cow), Lord Muruga on the carriage of silver peacock, Lord Vinayaka on the carriage of silver mooshika […]

Karthigai Deepam Festival 2017 – Day 4 Night

During the night of the 4th day of the grand Thirukkarthigai Deepam festival at Thiruvannamalai, the wondrous Darshan of the deity of the Lord Periya Nayakar being shifted (by the temple staff) and seated on the special carriage of the silver Kamadehnu-Kalpaka Viruksham during the preparations for the special Deeparadhana for the Panchamurthis and then […]

Karthigai Deepam Festival 2017 – Day 3 Night

On the 3rd day of the festival, during the night, the special Ratha vilakku Deeparadhanai and Panchamuga Deeparadhanai were performed for the deities of Lord Priyanayakar, His Consorts Uma and Kandhar, Lord Vinayaka, Lord Subramanya, with His Consorts Valli and Deivanai, and Goddess Ambal in the form of Lalthambigai, and Lord Chandkeswarar. After the special […]